A number Hikvision digital video recorders contain vulnerabilities that an attacker could remotely exploit in order to gain full control of those devices.
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The FTC and a Florida federal court issued temporary restraining orders against a number of organizations and individuals involved in a massive telemarketing operating selling bogus software and support.
In this week’s news wrap podcast, Threatpost editors discuss an out-of-band Microsoft patch, the compromised Joomla and WordPress plug-inattack campaign and the Detekt anti-surveillance tool.
Most targeted attacks exploit privileged account access according to a new report commissioned by the security firm CyberArk.
Google today released to open source security scanning tool called Firing Range, which is designed to test for cross-site scripting (XSS) and other vulnerabilities on a massive scale.
Visa and MasterCard announce plans to discontinue password use on 3D Secure, Verify by Visa and SecureCode secure payment platforms.
A new piece of ransomware called CoinVault offers to decrypt a single file for free in hopes of encouraging victims to pay the ransom.
The Senate will vote on the USA Freedom Act, a bill aimed at limiting the NSA surveillance and spying dragnet, in this lame-duck session of Congress.
Retail trade groups are urging Congress to pass a law that would enforce data breach notification rules uniformly across industries without exemption.
A serious vulnerability in a popular Belkin router could be exploited by a local, unauthenticated attacker to gain full control over affected devices.